Sunday, October 4, 2015

A bit of dolly play time....

After a bit of a dodgy week health wise, I had a molar tooth implant screw inserted into my upper jaw which caused a 'serious' sinus infection, then the antibiotics or the analgesics for that caused some sort of bad reaction),  today I thought I would relax and have a little dolly play.  I've been deciding who would come to the UK with me in a few weeks time, amongst my BJDs that is, because my Sashas are already decided on....I think!!!

My two Fairyland Little Fee Ante's are coming with me and so they wanted to get themselves ready early so that there isn't a rush at the last minute...well not for them anyway!  Fiona, my normal skinned girl, wanted to wear her new hoodie which I got from Iplehouse and she teamed it with grey spotted leggings and red canvas Mary Janes.  She looks nice and cosy for colder UK weather, but I think she might be hot here until we actually leave!




My tanned Ante has been struggling with finding the right wig but today she tried a few out and I've finally decided which one she will wear.  However, I don't have a full length photo of her wearing the correct wig, so here she is showing you the outfit she has chosen to wear.  It is a multi piece outfit by the Asian seamstress SugarBabyLove, I love this style and one day will get around to making outfits for my own girls in a similar style. 


My two Antes have very different style...


After tanned Ante's outfit was chosen it was back to the wig.  I've tried all the wigs I have down here at the coast but none of them hit the spot for me.  However, I had a new Monique Gold Tessie that I'd intended for her but it just didn't look right.  I decided that instead of just leaving it in the packet I'd have a go at seeing if I could 'do' anything with it.

Here is the default wig. 


Now I do like my dolls to look like 'real' little kids, and real little kids play and get their hair messed up but this wig had a life of it's own.  The long pieces at the sides were just too long for my taste and the two plaits were hidden behind, out of the way.  So I decided to untie the plaits and redo them, including the long strands from the front.  Once I'd done that, I thought I'd cut a shorter fringe into the front, a little bit long, like a style 'between cuts' maybe?  So I took the pointed sharp scissors to it and just carefully snipped along the eye line, being careful not to cut off her eyelashes!! 

And here is the end result.   She still has some shorter, chin length loose pieces but they frame her face rather than hide it:




So what do you think?  I'm really pleased with this look, I think it's child-like and natural.  The Monique Gold wigs are great, they are just enough thickness of hair to make them look realistic, and they are silky soft, but sometimes they just need a bit of a tweak!

Now all this poor 'child' needs is a name!!!  I was thinking Mari-Sol?  Mari (pronounced 'marry') for short?  Because she could so easily be a little Spanish girl, couldn't she?

Thanks for looking, I hope everyone has a lovely week ahead :)





15 comments:

  1. Mari is a little treasure in her new wig, I love it! Looking forward to seeing who else makes it on the trip. Hope you are feeling much better now. Maxine

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    1. Thanks very much Maxine! Looks like my bags are getting a bit crowded now!
      I'm feeling much better now thankyou, still taking the stomach settlers for the antibiotics reaction, but apart from that, I've stopped ratting from all the meds now! ;)
      xxx

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  2. I love these girls and am so glad you are bringing them to the chat n snap , although this could be dangerous for me!!! lol I also love both styles of dress they prefer, it would be boring if we all loved the same clothes !
    I think the way you have changed the new wig is much better and much more childlike. Hope the tooth does not play up any more , have a great week, see you soon. Hugs Dee xxx

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    1. Thanks very much Dee. I thought you might like to see them in the flesh, it's very hard to tell from photos so you'll be able to see if this size/type of doll, is for you ;)
      See you soon!!!
      xxx

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  3. Oh Sharon! Another two simply delightful little tots.Can't wait to see them 'in the flesh' so to speak at the CnS!
    Love how you add your final personal touches to make them that little bit more individual.
    Liking the name Mari if you decide to go with it.

    Hope that your implant screw is now settling down and ready to receive it's new tooth.

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    1. Thank you very much Kendal, they are looking forward to seeing you all too!
      I think that Mari it is!
      The screw is doing fine now but it does irritate but I'm having to get used to it until after I get back from the UK when I have my next appointment.
      xxx

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  4. Hope you're keeping better Sharon.
    You've made a great improvement on the wig - love it. Those little dolls do look so sweet with their big eyes. What height are they?

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    1. Thanks very much Rosie :)
      These two are about 25cm tall and their heads are size 6/7 inches but nearer to a 6 than a 7.
      xxx

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  5. Those two girls are such an adorable pair. I love how you've given each of them has such a distinct style. And such cute faces! :)

    Hope you're feeling better soon!

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    1. Thank you very much jSarie! I am really happy with the pair of them :)
      xxx

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  6. Hi Sharon! I hope you are 100% better now and what a scare! Your two girls are precious and I love the wig with the plaits and love the fringe trimmed around her pretty face. I actually like it in the "mussed" up way too but your steady hand made it much better! How exciting that they will be traveling with you to the UK and the fun you all will have at the CnS! A great post. :) xxx

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    1. Thanks so much Ginger, much better now!
      I am glad that you like the two girls, they are sweeties aren't they!
      xxx

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  7. Hi Sharon,
    Sorry to hear about the dental complications, but it sounds like you are healing nicely as we speak. Your Ante's are adorable and that very first photo is just too cute for words. Her outfit and the way you posed her are priceless! I think Mari-Sol is perfect for her. :)
    Farrah xo

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    1. Thanks very much Farrah, hopefully all on the mend now!
      Glad you like the girls :)
      xxx

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  8. Dear Sharon, I spoted so many cute dolls, outfits and photos :-) ... love them all as you do have your very own special sytel. Will you be at the CnS too? Liss xxx

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